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I3P Website maintenance / Down Time

Dear all, Our web hosting providers Rackspace are undertaking some essential maintenance on Monday 6th Feb between 2:00 AM GMT – 3:00 AM that will cause minor disruption to I3P. Whilst I’m sure most of you won’t be using or discussing I3P content at that sort of time of the day, and whilst it should have…

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Crossrail trials Digital Asset management with 3D Repo

Asset management in a project of this size is always going to be a challenge. In fact there is a whole team dedicated to it at Crossrail, and undoubtedly all other large infrastructure projects. We have had several attempts to integrate a digital solutions to assets at Crossrail, whilst the appetite is there, there does…

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I3P Portal Development Updates

Dear all, This post is cross linked to the discussion forum topic where I will be keeping a running log of feedback/updates to the I3P portal. You can join in the discussion here: I3P Development Updates               Wearing my KTN / I3P hat on I’d like to keep you…

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Innovation Advent Day 23-24 – Happy Holidays

This posts brings us to the end of Innovation Advent, which means it’s nearly Christmas! At the beginning of December we set ourselves the aim to write a new blog post every (working) day in December, and we did it, with some brilliant guest blogs from our colleagues and champions across the alliance and over 60…

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Innovation Advent Day 22 – Tech Yule be using in 2017

Our new blog star Harrison O’Hara gives us his take on tech to watch out for in 2017, with Christmas puns included!     2017 promises to be a cracker! So, what to expect from technology? Yule certainly be seeing things differently with the increase of wearable technology, especially the use of virtual and augmented…

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Innovation Advent Day 21 – Carbon crunching

Today, Darren White, our Head of Environmental Sustainability at Tideway and Innovation Champion, shares his highlights of the last few months in the world of Tideway Sustainability. We’ve had an exciting past few months within Tideway with regards to our carbon management strategy. Earlier this year we received our first accurate carbon predictions from our…

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Innovation Advent Day 20 – How wolves change rivers

Today’s great Advent blog comes from another of our active innovation champions, Ines Faden. Thanks Ines! Trophic cascades and innovation, or, how wolves change rivers I came across the concept of trophic cascades recently while watching this fascinating 4 minute video ‘How wolves change rivers‘ (use headphones if you are watching at work as it…

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Innovation Advent Day 19: Inspiring the next gen of innovators

I think there are many reasons why I became an engineer, but I’ve no doubt that having lots of practical and educational STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) toys when I was a kid definitely helped. Many a happy hour was spent with overflowing boxes of lego, k’nex or meccano. I had a chemistry set,…

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Innovation Advent Day 16 – Seeing out 2016 with a BIG bang!

Today see’s the Tideway Innovation Forum (TIF) meet for the fifth time this year, during which we have created the Great Think innovation programme from scratch! The meeting was hosted at COMIT (Construction Opportunities for Mobile IT) of which Tideway are corporate members. All members of the Alliance are represented @ TIF with the aim of…

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